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Address: Albert Square, manchester, Manchester, England

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Christmas Market

I went to Albert Square to visit the Christmas market this year and have dinner! It was absolutely beautiful, great little stalls and the surroundings were incredible. The santa... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This place is buzzing with one of the many Christmas markets. No matter what time of the day you visit it's buzy but well worth a visit...

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Birkirkara, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Albert Square was busy as a bee and in full Christmas mode when we visited. there was a Santa on the town hall and continental market stalls a plenty. Trees were lit with and Albert Square was dazzling. However it was so tightly packed you could barely move. Still a nice experience with plenty of food and drink in sight... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I went to Albert Square to visit the Christmas market this year and have dinner! It was absolutely beautiful, great little stalls and the surroundings were incredible. The santa on top of the town hall looked cool too. The only thing I'd mention was that there was no overall Christmas music playing in the background? It could have done with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Albert Square was all ready for Christmas when we visited Santa was on the town hall there were continental market stalls a plenty the trees were lit with twinkling lights and Albert Square was dazzling downside it was so tightly packed it was impossible to move.

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Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Manchester's Christmas markets are hugely popular and the numbers seem to increase year on year. But the standard of product - including food - seems to decrease by a similar margin annually. Ok the mulled wine does beat LemSip and Beechams by a military mile in Manchester's permanent chill wind but that's it. The stands selling quality glass have disappeared... More 

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Thank TimAmor01
Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Christmas market at Albert Square is wonderful; there are many stalls with so many different things to buy. There are plenty of food and drink stalls to choose from. We enjoyed the pulled pork with stuffing and apple sauce and mulled wine. The hot chocolate stall served excellent drinks too.

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Thank Lynda B
Cheshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was amazed at the transformation of Albert Square in Manchester into a Christmassy market with lots of food and drink and festive stuff on offer. This ranges from salamis to cheese to mulled wine and German bratwurst and lots of other food too. Great atmosphere and head off as well into the surrounding streets - well worth it.

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Thank Nigel M
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Train from Macclesfield was like packing sardines to get to Manchester Christmas Markets...hated the whole experience, too many people, very expensive on the stalls, £5 for a Bratwurst couldn't get a drink due to volume of people, herded like sheep in fact sheep would have been treated better... had to go to the pub in Macc to recover from the... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the Christmas markets the second weekend of opening on a Sunday and it was still packed! There are lots of stalls for food, decorations etc. Would definitely visit again

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Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Manchester Christmas Markets today (Tuesday) with or son & daughter in law, going in by train to avoid the hassle of parking in central Manchester. Arriving at Victoria Station, we walked up to Albert Square where the main market is situated, glorious cold and sunny day. We ate bratwurst, drank gluhwein and hot chocolate, feasted on mini... More 

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